Mindfulness X: Training Template for Practitioners End of Summer Sale

Mindfulness has been proven very helpful for many people. The combination of psychology and the practice behind mindfulness appears to be the perfect approach to help people better understand how the mind works and how to put insights into practice to create a more balanced life.   Do
Read More →
100 Most Powerful Mindfulness Quotes: Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

76 Most Powerful Mindfulness Quotes: Your Daily Dose of Inspiration

No matter how established your personal mindfulness practice is, sometimes you can use a little extra inspiration. Luckily, when it comes to mindfulness, there is no shortage of inspirational quotes you can use to give yourself that extra bit of motivation. Whether you are looking for
Read More →
DBT's Best: Your #1 Resource On Dialectical Behavior Therapy (12 Skills + PDF)

DBT’s Best: Your #1 Resource On Dialectical Behavior Therapy (12 Skills + PDF)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy is an interestingly named treatment. With no prior knowledge of what it is, it would be hard to figure out what it is a treatment for! If you’re as lost as I was when I first heard the term, then you’ve come to the right place. In this piece, you will lear
Read More →
History of Mindfulness: From East to West and From Religion to Science

History of Mindfulness: From East to West and From Religion to Science

Here at the Positive Psychology Program, we have been discussing several different aspects of mindfulness for the past few weeks. In particular, we have explored various ways to learn about mindfulness, practice it, and even where to study the art of teaching mindfulness to others. Bu
Read More →
The 23 Amazing Health Benefits of Mindfulness for Body and Brain

The 23 Amazing Health Benefits of Mindfulness for Body and Brain (+ PDFs)

“If you truly want to change your life you must first change your mind.” If you’ve been following this blog, you know that there are countless ways to apply mindfulness in your everyday life. You have probably also noticed that there are tons of benefits of practicing mindfulness regu
Read More →
Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT): The Psychology Of Acting Mindfully

Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT): The Psychology Of Acting Mindfully

Running away from any problem only increases the distance from the solution. The easiest way to escape from the problem is to solve it. At first glance, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) may seem confusing. How do acceptance and commitment paired with mindfulness form an effecti
Read More →
Top 50+ Best Mindfulness Books (Reviews, PDF's and Recommendations)

Top 50 Best Mindfulness Books (Reviews, PDF’s and Recommendations)

Whether you’re looking to mindfulness as a way to help yourself, your children, or your clients, and whether you’re looking for the written word, recorded audio books or even free PDFs, there should be something here for you. This article is meant to be an extremely wide-ranging colle
Read More →
MBSR Techniques: 8 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Exercises

MBSR: 25 Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Exercises and Courses

“Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.” – Jane Wagner If the quote above strikes a chord with you, congratulations – you are human! The reality is that we all deal with stress on a daily basis, whether we’re old or young, large or small, lofty thinkers
Read More →
Top 20 Mindfulness Apps For Meditation, Eating & Awareness (+ Reviews)

Top 20 Mindfulness Apps For Meditation, Eating & Awareness (+ Reviews)

As smartphones become more and more ubiquitous in today’s world, questions arise as to how they affect mindfulness. For example, a few years ago the Huffington Post published an article entitled “Mindfulness vs Smartphones” pitting the two against each other. Regardless of how you fee
Read More →
Mindfulness Training, (Online) Courses, Programs, Workshops & Degrees

32 Mindfulness Trainings, (Online) Courses, Programs, Workshops & Degrees

As positive psychology is interested in increasing the well-being of all people, it makes sense for positive psychology to include mindfulness interventions. This is because mindfulness interventions, like positive psychology itself, are focused on bettering peoples’ lives no matter w
Read More →
What is Mindfulness? Explained. (20 Definitions That Clarify Mindfulness)

What is Mindfulness? Explained. (20 Definitions That Clarify Mindfulness)

What is mindfulness? Whether you are first hearing of mindfulness or have been wondering for a while exactly what it means, it is helpful to have a definition handy. It is even more helpful to have multiple definitions. Here are 20 definitions of mindfulness from various sources, incl
Read More →
Mindfulness Meditation Videos, Exercises, Books and Courses

Mindfulness Meditation Videos, Exercises, Books and Courses (+PDF)

Whether you have just heard of mindfulness meditation for the first time, have already begun dipping into mindfulness meditation recently or have been practicing mindfulness meditation for years and years, here are a few more resources relating to the subject. From mindfulness meditat
Read More →

11 Mindfulness Questionnaires, Scales & Assessments For Measuring

Mindfulness has been a popular topic at the Positive Psychology Program, with frequent pieces on what mindfulness is, how it has been incorporated into therapy, and ways to practice mindfulness for adults, children, and teens. For some people, it can take a lot of time and effort to u
Read More →
TedTalks on Mindfulness

The 7 Most Inspirational Mindfulness TED Talks

Mindfulness is the state of mental calmness achieved by focusing your awareness on the present moment and accepting your feelings, thoughts, and sensations. Regular practice has proven to have a positive effect on your overall health and reduce stress levels significantly. TED (Techno
Read More →
mindfulness based cognitive therapy positivepsychologyprogram

What is MBCT? + 28 Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Resources

“Our life is what our thoughts make it” (Marcus Aurelius) This quote from the Roman Emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius holds as much truth now as it did nearly 2,000 years ago. The thoughts, feelings, and emotions that we experience every day shape the nature of our reality. Coun
Read More →
mindfulness activities teens children

Mindfulness Activities for Children And Teens: 25 Fun Exercises For Kids

“In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being” (Eckhart Tolle). Mindfulness can add to the quality of our lives in numerous ways, from nurturing a sense of inner peace to improving the quality of a workout,
Read More →
12